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Elevation-area-capacity tables for Lake Powell, 2018


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Jones, D.K., and Root, J.C., 2022, Elevation-area-capacity tables for Lake Powell, 2018: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This data release is associated with the following Scientific Investigations Report: Root, J.C. and Jones, D.K., 2022, Elevation-area-capacity relationships of Lake Powell in 2018 and estimated loss of storage capacity since 1963: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2022–5017, 21 p., This dataset provides elevation-area-capacity relationships for Lake Powell derived from a topobathymetric digital elevation model (TBDEM) that was collected in 2017 and 2018. The TBDEM was modified (Jones and Root, 2021, available for download at from the originally published version (Poppenga and others, 2020, available for download at [...]


Point of Contact :
Daniel K Jones
Originator :
Jones, Daniel K., Root, Jonathan Casey
Metadata Contact :
Daniel K Jones
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Data Owner :
Utah Water Science Center
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Utah Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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Lake_Powell_2018_ElevAreaCap_calc.csv 63.38 KB text/csv
Lake_Powell_2018_ElevAreaCap_interp.csv 2.03 MB text/csv
Lake_Powell_2018_ElevAreaCap_errchk.csv 85.89 KB text/csv
Scientific Investigations Report 2022-5017_cover.jpg thumbnail 2.72 MB image/jpeg


The primary purpose of this dataset is to provide an update to existing elevation-area-capacity relationships for the Lake Powell reservoir that are based on recent high-resolution topographic and bathymetric survey data.

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DOI doi:10.5066/P9O3IPG3

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